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We're having this month's Scicurious Guest Writer a little early, to make sure he gets some exposure and to avoid the holiday rush! Please welcome Satchal Erramilli!!
#SciAmBlogs Tuesday - Maya Apocalypse, next Mars rover, microgrids, trans-planetary microbes, dopamine and depression, and more.
And we have a brand new Image of the Week. - Andy Rivkin - The fight to save planetary science, and why the new Mars rover doesn’t mean victory - Caroline Dodds Pennock - The 2012 Apocalypse, or why the world won’t end this week - Judy Stone - A Clinical Trial and Suicide Leave Many Questions: Part 3: Conflict of Interest - Scicurious - The dopamine side(s) of depression, part 2 - Dawn Santoianni - Guest Post: Are Microgrids the Key to Energy Security? - Caleb A.
Here are my Science Seeker Editor's Selections:Why does music move us so? In her inaugural post at National Geographic's new blog salon Phenomena, Virginia Hughes explores this question by discussing a fascinating new study.
Scientists and conservationists this week said they will petition the Australian government to change the status of the Leadbeater's possum from "endangered" to "critically endangered," a designation shared by only four other Australian mammals.
Image courtesy of iStockphoto/Pejo29 Type 2 diabetes has long been thought of as a chronic, irreversible disease. Some 25 million Americans are afflicted with the illness, which is associated with obesity and a sedentary lifestyle, as well as high blood pressure.
If you believe The Daily Mail , we’re all convinced that the world is going to end on 21 st December 2012. Apparently people are stockpiling food and weapons, flocking to remote villages and heading for mystical peaks from whence ‘an extra-terrestrial mothership’ housed for centuries in an alien temple inside the mountain ‘will pluck believers to safety’.
If you do nothing else today, click on this: image: David Breashears David Breashears created this composite image in the spring of 2012 as part of Glacier Works' effort to document the response of glaciers to a changing climate.
Medallion made by 3-D, or additive, printing was a memorable bit of swag at the Global Trends 2030 conference. Such emerging technologies were the subject of much discussion.
The whole point of an explanation is to reduce something you don't know to something you do. By that standard, you don't gain much by explaining anything in terms of black holes.
Image of the Week #73, December 18th, 2012: From: Inspiring New Realities - James Gurney Interview by Glendon Mellow at Symbiartic .
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